Cinema: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Javed Akhtar: First Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award

Published: June 8, 2020

Javed Akhtar has become the first Indian to receive the Richard Dawkins award. About Javed Akhtar Javed Akhtar is a renowned lyricist in the Indian film industry. He was awarded Padma Shri in 1999. He has also won the Sahitya Akademi award and Padma Bhushan. It is to be noted that Javed Akhtar raised voice ..



Pioneer of Israeli cinema Lia van Leer passes away

Published: March 15, 2015

Lia van Leer, pioneer of Israeli cinema passed away on 13 March 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel. She was 90. She was the founder of Israel Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque, Haifa Cinematheque and the Jerusalem Film Festival. About Lia van Leer She was born on August 8, 1924 in Romania. Later she moved to Israel and ..



All about Richard Attenborough

Published: August 25, 2014

A well known actor-cum-director Richard Samuel Attenborough died at the age of 90 on August 24, 2014. Career He had served in Royal Air Force during WWII before taking on acting as a lifetime career. Acting started for him in theatre with his little shows in Leicester’s Little Theatre. `As an artist he had donned ..